Amazon is letting developers make their own Alexa Gadgets
Amazon first introduced its line of “Alexa Gadgets” — devices that are meant to enhance Echo devices in “fun and playful” ways — with the $20 Echo Button last year, but since then, there hasn’t been much movement on other Alexa Gadgets. That changes today, though, with the Alexa Gadgets Toolkit beta that will give…
Ford’s Attorneys Were Scheduled to Headline Democratic Fundraiser
Senator Tammy Baldwin (D, Wis.) on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., March 14, 2017. (Aaron P. Bernstein/Reuters) The attorneys representing Christine Blasey Ford were scheduled to headline an October 1 fundraiser for Senator Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin but canceled their appearance following a request for comment from CNN. Debra Katz and Lisa Banks, both attorneys…
U.S. Sanctions China for Buying Russian Arms
Russian President Vladimir Putin shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping during a meeting in Vladivostok, Russia September 11, 2018. (Donat Sorokin//Reuters) The U.S. sanctioned a Chinese military agency on Thursday for cutting deals with Russia to purchase weapons. Trump administration officials from the State and Treasury Departments imposed sanctions on China’s Equipment Development Department…
Angels’ Arcia 1st to catch, pitch, hit HR in game
9:08 PM ETESPN News Services OAKLAND, Calif. -- Los Angeles Angels catcher Francisco Arcia began the day behind the plate, did a brief stint on the mound and ended up in the major league record books.Arcia pitched two innings of relief and hit his sixth home run in the Angels' 21-3 loss to the Oakland…
Anti-Trump Georgetown professor goes on profane tirade against Kavanaugh, GOP
An associate professor at Georgetown University invoked profanity in a Twitter rant targeting Brett Kavanaugh and the Republican Party. An anti-Trump professor at Georgetown University went on a profanity-laced Twitter rant against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, who has been accused of committing a sexual assault as a teen. Dr. Carol Christine Fair is an associate professor…